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‘Smart’ Wound-Care Technology Reduces Costs By More Than 30%
Aug 26, 2014 | 
Study finds self-adapting dressing significantly reduces cost of care while providing better clinical outcomes and simplifying wound-care procedures.
Media May Influence Decisions Doctors Make
Aug 25, 2014 | 
Few of us are immune to media influence, and doctors are no exception.
Diabetes Health: Foot Care and Complications Crossword Puzzle Solution for #17
Aug 25, 2014 | 
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Diabetes Health: Foot Care and Complications Crossword Puzzle #17
Aug 24, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you understand Foot Care and Complications .
Women: Take Charge!
Aug 23, 2014 | 
How many women sit in the CEO seat? The number is growing, but not nearly equal to that of men. There may be many reasons for this, and one of the possible explanations may be that some women believe that being “assertive” or “aggressive” are traits that are not “likeable” and inconsistent with how they want to be seen. As women, in both our personal and professional life, we need to worry less about what other people think of us and more about what we need. When it comes to our diabetes, we need to be our own Chief Executive Officer – and for some of us, we may need to step out of our comfort zones to get the care we need.
Genteel: A Pain Free Lancing Instrument
Aug 22, 2014 | 
All Dr. Christopher Jacobs’ friend wanted a lancing device that didn’t cause pain.  And after hearing the longtime type 1 diabetic lament the discomfort he felt from the many finger pricks required to test his blood glucose levels, Jacobs was intrigued by the challenge.
Insulin Pumps: Myths And Reality
Aug 21, 2014 | 
I don't come to praise insulin pumps, and I don't come to bury them. Instead, I am here to tell the truth, from my experience.
Dompé Earns Orphan Drug
Aug 20, 2014 | 
An Italian-based pharmaceutical company with subsidiaries in New York has been granted orphan drug status for a new drug to treat neurotrophic keratitis, a rare degenerative corneal disease that impacts less than 1 in 5,000 people worldwide.
Researching the Cure Beyond The Mouse
Aug 19, 2014 | 
For most of us with diabetes, diabetes cure research can feel like it's moving at a glacial pace. If you're a mouse, it's probably pretty exciting, considering researchers are discovering new ways to cure you almost every day. But what progress is being made in curing this disease? Is anyone moving beyond the lab rats and into people living with diabetes? The good news is yes, and there are a lot of people working on finding a cure, and many of them have started or will be starting clinical research in humans soon.
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